Cute Little Monster Hat – Free Pattern

This adorable hat will keep any little Monster’s head cosy and warm. It’s bright funky and fun. Use any colours and have fun with it. There’s various sized patterns below… enjoy.

I used:
4 ply Worsted Weight Yarns.
4.5 MM hook
Round Markers.

Newborn
Round 1:
Ch 2, 6 hdc in 2nd ch from hook.(6hdc)
Round 2:
Hdc to join, hdc in same st. 2 Hdc in ea st around.(12hdc)
Round 3:
Hdc to join, hdc in same st. *Hdc in next st, 2hdc in next st*. Repeat from * to * around.(18hdc)
Round 4:
Hdc to join, hdc in same st. *Hdc in next 2 sts, 2hdc in next st*. Repeat from * to * around.(24hdc)
Round 5:
Hdc to join, hdc in same st. *Hdc in next 3 sts, 2hdc in next st*. Repeat from * to * around.(30hdc)
Rounds 6-11:
Hdc to join. Hdc in each st around.(30hdc)

3 Months
Round 1:
Ch 2, 6 hdc in 2nd ch from hook.(6hdc)
Round 2:
Hdc to join, hdc in same st. 2 Hdc in ea st around.(12hdc)
Round 3:
Hdc to join, hdc in same st. *Hdc in next st, 2hdc in next st*. Repeat from * to * around.(18hdc)
Round 4:
Hdc to join, hdc in same st. *Hdc in next 2 sts, 2hdc in next st*. Repeat from * to * around.(24hdc)
Round 5:
Hdc to join, hdc in same st. *Hdc in next 3 sts, 2hdc in next st*. Repeat from * to * around.(30hdc)
Round 6:
Hdc to join, hdc in same st. *Hdc in next 4 sts, 2hdc in next st*. Repeat from * to * around.(36hdc)
Rounds 7-13:
Hdc to join. Hdc in each st around.(36hdc)

6 Months to 12 Months
Round 1:
Ch 2, 6 hdc in 2nd ch from hook.(6hdc)
Round 2:
Hdc to join, hdc in same st. 2 Hdc in ea st around.(12hdc)
Round 3:
Hdc to join, hdc in same st. *Hdc in next st, 2hdc in nest st*. Repeat from * to * around.(18hdc)
Round 4:
Hdc to join, hdc in same st. *Hdc in next 2 sts, 2hdc in next st*. Repeat from * to * around.(24hdc)
Round 5:
Hdc to join, hdc in same st. *Hdc in next 3 sts, 2hdc in next st*. Repeat from * to * around.(30hdc)
Round 6:
Hdc to join, hdc in same st. *Hdc in next 4 sts, 2hdc in next st*. Repeat from * to * around.(36hdc)
Round 7:
Hdc to joi, nhdc in same st. *Hdc in next 5 sts, 2hdc in next st*. Repeat from * to * around.(42hdc)
Rounds 8-14:
Hdc to join. Hdc in each st around.(42hdc)

2-5 Years:
Round 1:
Ch 2, 6 hdc in 2nd ch from hook.(6hdc)
Round 2:
Hdc to join, hdc in same st. 2 Hdc in ea st around.(12hdc)
Round 3:
Hdc to join, hdc in same st. *Hdc in next st, 2hdc in next st*. Repeat from * to * around.(18hdc)
Round 4:
Hdc to join, hdc in same st. *Hdc in next 2 sts, 2hdc in next st*. Repeat from * to * around.(24hdc)
Round 5:
Hdc to join, hdc in same st. *Hdc in next 3 sts, 2hdc in next st*. Repeat from * to * around.(30hdc)
Round 6:
Hdc to join, hdc in same st. *Hdc in next 4 sts, 2hdc in next st*. Repeat from * to * around.(36hdc)
Round 7:
Hdc to join, hdc in same st. *Hdc in next 5 sts, 2hdc in next st*. Repeat from * to * around.(42hdc)
Round 8:
Hdc to join, hdc in same st. *Hdc in next 6 sts, 2hdc in next st*. Repeat from * to * around.(48hdc)
Rounds 9-16:
Hdc to join. Hdc in each st around.(48hdc)

Eyeball:

Black wool
Round 1: 8hdc into MR

Iris colour wool
round 2: 2 hdc around, join, ch2
round 3: HDC, Increase, around, ch2

White wool
round 4: HDC 2, Increase around, ch2
round 5: HDC 3, Increase, around, ch2

Hair:
Using 2 colours wrap them around a book together untill you are happy with how it looks. Slide it off the book and tie the bottom end (so it looks like a curtain tassel) then chop off the top end with scissors, making hair.

Attach the hair and eye to your hat then you are done.

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